RiecineLa Gioia Rosso Toscana 2016Product code: 12886
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Riecine La Gioia Rosso Toscana is a versatile and elegant Italian wine from Tuscany. Captivating with an intense ruby red hue, it exhibits aromas of red and black fruits, exotic spices, and earth notes that seamlessly harmonise with a wine's profile. Exploring further, the palate reveals lush tannins and a beautiful balance of acidity, showcasing the best of Sangiovese grapes. Aged meticulously in French oak barrels, it brings a charming complexity, longevity, and a distinctive Tuscan touch. Ideal with hearty cuisines, Riecine La Gioia Rosso Toscana is, indeed, the epitome of Italian viniculture's finesse and craftsmanship.
Garnet red robe. An ample and very fine wine with notes of black fruits (blackberry and blackcurrant). Subtle spices greatly supported by velvety and rounded tannins. Long finish on flowers (peony and violet), cocoa and tobacco.
About the Winery
Nestled within the rolling hills of Tuscany, the Riecine winery holds a prestigious reputation for crafting exceptional Italian wines. Riecine is located near Gaiole, in the heart of the Chianti Classico region. It's a charming and traditional place, transmitting peace and tranquillity, the perfect cocker for great wines.
Riecine was initially founded by a British couple, John and Palmina Livingston, in 1971. It's unlike any other winery in the region. They've always been committed to maintaining their dedication to quality and tradition; however, Riecine has always been forward-thinking and open to innovation.
Riecine winery begins their magic with the very soil they're rootedin. They have a strong focus on the cultivation and harvesting of Sangiovese grapes. The grape is a prime component in Chianti wine, complemented by the region's Mediterranean climate – a perfect combination. They grow their grapes organically, always keeping nature at the forefront, they prune by hand, and use only native yeasts in the fermentation.
From vine planting and grape selection, to fermentation and wine ageing, the team at Riecine finds balance in old traditions with state-of-the-art methods. This helps them sculpt the world-renowned wines they're adored for, which are praised for their remarkable texture depth, and – of course – unforgettable flavour,
When visiting Riecine, you can enjoy an uncompromised Tuscan experience. You can be enchanted by the picturesque scenery, wander through the vineyards, and sample some of the exceptional wines in a tasting session.
To summarise, Riecine is a Tuscany gem, steeped in tradition, yet progressive in their views. They blend masterful artistry, with a strong love for nature and respect for their land, to craft wines that aren't just bottles of indulgence, but are also a toast to the rich history and hard work that's steeped in every drop.